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Vancouver Gingerbread House Auction

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Gingerbread houses are a fun part of the holiday season. I mean once you’re all out of Halloween candy what better way to continue the sugar rush than to construct an entire building out of jujubes, licorice, and sweet sweet icing? Photo credit: Mikey G Ottawa on Flickr Vancouver is known for its gingerbread prowess […]

My Third Tuesday Talk Recap

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night I gave a talk at Third Tuesday about building you personal brand, which was actually more of a “how to get started, find and audience, keep an audience, and grow from there”. I’d like to thank everyone who came out to the Granville Room (even though it may not have been an ideal […]

Holiday Events Preview for Metro Vancouver 2008

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My Christmas hatchetChristmas morning 2007 It’s the time of year that makes me excited for brisk walks where you need to cover your nose with your scarf to help it thaw and cozying up with hot chocolate and a blanket on the couch while watching Peter Billingsley shoot his eye out. In local malls, castles […]

Civic Election Results for Metro Vancouver

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For city-by-city results, please scroll down Aside from watching the hockey game tonight, I’ll also be keeping an eye on the civic election results for all cities in the Greater Vancouver region. Actually, my focus will be on Vancouver and Surrey as they’re the municipalities to which I am most closely tied (and I voted […]

Stanley Park Seawall Closure November 2008

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Millions of dollars have been poured into reshaping Stanley Park after windstorms in 2006 devastated the park, money has been spent on everything from solidifying the cliffs that hang above the seawall to making trails safe. However, $9 million later and the seawall closed today due to a mudslide.